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ILLUSTRATED INDEX OF BRITISH SHELLS
Written by G.B. Sowerby. Illustrated by G.B. Sowerby.
Stock no. 1208607
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 2nd 1887. Almost very good condition.

Containing Figures Of All The Recent Species, With Names and Other Information. Habits and localities, range of depth of marine species and comparative abundance. Second edition, revised and enlarged. 26 tissue-guarded hand-coloured plates depicting 668 species. Red cloth, gilt title to front cover, embossed decorative borders to covers. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn with small tear in cloth at base of spine. Covers darkened at edges and on spine. Front hinge cracked. Inscription in ink on verso of front endpaper. All plates present. One tissue guard detached. Foxing to tissue guards. Plates clean except for a very few which have minor foxing at the edges. A bright copy.

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ILLUSTRATED INDEX OF BRITISH SHELLS
Written by G.B. Sowerby. Illustrated by G.B. Sowerby.
Stock no. 1208605
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1st 1859. Very good condition.

Containing Figures Of All The Recent Species, With Names and Other Information. Habits and localities, range of depth of marine species and comparative abundance. 24 tissue-guarded hand-coloured plates depicting 600 species. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt borders to covers. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped. Covers scuffed. Small label to bottom of spine. Ex-lib but with just one small library stamp on title page and small date stamp on rear pastedown. A few pencil marking to front endpapers plus a mark from possible label removal. All plates present. Occasional small foxspots but overall contents are beautifully bright and clean.

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SHELLS IN COLOUR
Written by R. Tucker Abbott. Illustrated by Kjell B. Sandved.
Stock no. 1811419
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. 112 pages including index. ISBN: 0720702380. Foxing to endpapers else contents clean. Dustwrapper scuffed.

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WODARCH'S INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF CONCHOLOGY
Written by J Mawe.
Stock no. 1708109
Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown. 3rd 1825. Fair condition.

Leather spine and corners. Marble endpapers. Third edition. 7 hand coloured plates. Describing the Orders, Genera and Species of Shells with Observations on the nature and Properties of the Animals, and directions for collecting, preserving and cleaning shells. Slight loss to top top of spine. back strip split and slightly loose for approx. 3" from top and 1" from base. Front board detached. Name in ink to front endpaper.

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